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Man arrested by SPAK for ordering execution

Albert Pashaj was arrested this Tuesday by order of the Special Prosecution against Corruption and Organized Crime (SPAK), after being accused of paying Henrik Hoxhajn and Skerdi Tase to kill Aredin Behari. Local media reported that Pashaj had ordered the murder of Behar for property reasons, but the assassination attempt …

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Accused for corruption and abuse of duty, Safet Gjici appears before the court

The former mayor of Kukes appeared before the court today to be informed with the security measure. ABC News has provided photos from the courtroom, as the security measure is expected to be confirmed for him. Gjici was arrested after the publication of the erotic video scandal in his office, …

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The sex scandal of mayor of Kukes, is disclosed the testimony of Safet Gjici

ABC News has revealed the testimony of the former mayor of Kukes, Safet Gjici, given today before the GJKKO. He emphasized that he received the punishment for the action he did, while adding that he fell into the trap of those who, according to Gjici, “don’t like him”. “I received …

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Rama in Brussels, the focus tensions between Kosovo and Serbia

Prime Minister of Albania, Edi Rama, will travel this Monday to Brussels, where he will meet with the President of the Council of the European Union, Charles Michel. Tensions between Kosovo and Serbia and finding a way to normalize the Prishtina-Belgrade dialogue are expected to be the focus of the …

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Beleri’s request to be sworn in as elected mayor is rejected, what is expected to happen with the municipality of Himara

Fredi Beleri has applied to the Special Court to obtain permission to be sworn as elected mayor. ABC News journalist, Ermal Vija reports that GJKKO has rejected his request, while the arguments of this decision taken by the judge, Atalanta Zeqiraj, have not yet been made known. It is learned …

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Lefter Alla seeks release due to health problems

The former mayor of Bulqiza, Lefter Alla, is expected to appear before the Special Court today to request his release from prison. ABC News reporter Ermal Vija says that Alla is seeking release due to her health condition. This request of the former mayor is expected to be examined by …

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Three Kosovo policemen kidnapped by Serbia are released

The Serbian court in Kraleve this Monday decided to release the three policemen kidnapped a few days ago in Kosovo. The media in Kosovo write that the release of the three policemen captured on June 14 by the Serbian forces inside the border was made in the second session of …

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The release of three Kosovo policemen, Rama: We will not allow a ‘Donbas’ in the heart of Europe

The Kosovo policemen were released today from Serbia, after 12 days in detention. After this important news, Prime Minister Edi Rama also reacted, who, among other things, wrote that this is late but very good news, because it puts an end to the arbitrary deprivation of liberty of three people …

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Shooting in Vlora, one person injured

Gunshots were registred at noon this Monday in Vlora, where it is suspected that one person was injured as a result. According to sources for ABC News, it was learned that the incident took place in “Pavarsia” neighborhood in the coastal city, in premises of a bar. Journalist Elton Nika …

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Rama shares pictured of Drilon park in Pogradec

Prime Minister of Albania, Edi Rama posted this Monday morning footage from the fantastic view of Drilon park in Pogradec area. In his social media statement, PM Rama emphasizes that transformative projects have been implemented in Drilon and will make it even more attractive for foreign and local tourists. “Good …

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Albania Upholds Ethnic Greek Mayor-Elect’s Vote-Buying Conviction

An appeals court confirmed the conviction for vote-buying of Fredi Beleri, mayor-elect of Himara, whose case has caused a diplomatic row between Tirana and Athens – potentially barring him from Albanian domestic political life for two decades. Original post Here

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With court recognition of Berisha-led DP, main opposition party shows signs of unity 

TIRANA, June 25, 2024 – Ending years of turmoil, a court has placed Albania’s main opposition Democratic Party officially under the control of the faction that has the most support among voters.  The decision means the state-recognized seal and funding will now shift from the minority faction led by Lulzim …

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Eight doctors accused for abuse of power, the court gives the decisions

The Court of Tirana has set the security measure of “house arrest” and “compulsion to appear” for some doctors and employees of the Oncology Department at the University Hospital Center in Tirana for abuse of duty. According to the investigations, these people, who were employed at the state hospital “Mother …

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A Turkish citizen arrested in Kapshtica, is expected his extradition to Instanbul

A 50-year-old man from Turkey, sentenced to over ten years in prison for the production and sale of narcotics, was arrested at the border crossing point in Kapshtica. He was arrested at the entrance to Albania and arrested by the Narcotics Investigation Section of DVP Korçë, with the aim of …

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SPAK has requested two years in prison for the elected mayor of Himara

The Court of Special Appeal will give the decision on Tuesday at 13:00 for the elected mayor of the Municipality of Himara, Fredi Beleri. ABC News reporter Ermal Vija reports that the Appeal will be heard in connection with the announcement of the decision. Fredi Beleri and Pandeli Kokaveshi plead …

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Graft Probe Raises Awkward Questions for Albanian Defence Minister

Defence Minister Niko Peleshi was part of a trip to Italy in 2013 that Albanian special prosecutors say was paid for by two now fugitive businessmen right before they clinched a lucrative solar power contract. Original post Here

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More than 5 thousand cannabis seedlings and plants were destroyed, 2 arrested and one wanted

About 5396 cannabis seedlings and plants were destroyed in Lezhë, Elbasan and Shkodër as part of the police operation coded “Clean Territory”. In the forest of Gëziq village in Mirditë, 500 cannabis seedlings were found in cubes. 35-year-old Maringlen Gjeta was arrested and his brother was declared wanted. For this …

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Three arrested in Morina for smuggling, an police officers part of the investigation

Three people were handcuffed at the border crossing point in Morina, as they were suspected of smuggling (vehicle parts) from Kosovo to Albania. According to the police, this group carried out the transportation of vehicles by bus and sold them in Albania, while it was also arrested and a customs …

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A 38 year old declared wanted by Italy, arrested in Tirana

A 38-year-old wanted by Italian justice was arrested in Tirana, as part of the coded police operation “Wanted 3”. Altianado Feimi was put in handcuffs after being declared an international wanted, after the Court of Genoa, Italy, has assigned the security measure “Arrest in prison”, for the criminal offenses “Criminal …

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A 49-year-old man was arrested in Durres. Is expected his extradition to Spain

A 49-year-old announced as an international wanted man was arrested in Durrës for murder and criminal group. It is about Armando Masha, born in Durres, who is expected to be extradited to Spain. He was located by the Operational Forces as he was hiding in neighborhood no. 13, Durres. The …

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Albania Upholds Ethnic Greek Mayor-Elect’s Vote-Buying Conviction

An appeals court confirmed the conviction for vote-buying of Fredi Beleri, mayor-elect of Himara, whose case has caused a diplomatic row between Tirana and Athens – potentially barring him from Albanian domestic political life for two decades. Original post Here

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With court recognition of Berisha-led DP, main opposition party shows signs of unity 

TIRANA, June 25, 2024 – Ending years of turmoil, a court has placed Albania’s main opposition Democratic Party officially under the control of the faction that has the most support among voters.  The decision means the state-recognized seal and funding will now shift from the minority faction led by Lulzim …

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Eight doctors accused for abuse of power, the court gives the decisions

The Court of Tirana has set the security measure of “house arrest” and “compulsion to appear” for some doctors and employees of the Oncology Department at the University Hospital Center in Tirana for abuse of duty. According to the investigations, these people, who were employed at the state hospital “Mother …

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A Turkish citizen arrested in Kapshtica, is expected his extradition to Instanbul

A 50-year-old man from Turkey, sentenced to over ten years in prison for the production and sale of narcotics, was arrested at the border crossing point in Kapshtica. He was arrested at the entrance to Albania and arrested by the Narcotics Investigation Section of DVP Korçë, with the aim of …

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SPAK has requested two years in prison for the elected mayor of Himara

The Court of Special Appeal will give the decision on Tuesday at 13:00 for the elected mayor of the Municipality of Himara, Fredi Beleri. ABC News reporter Ermal Vija reports that the Appeal will be heard in connection with the announcement of the decision. Fredi Beleri and Pandeli Kokaveshi plead …

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Graft Probe Raises Awkward Questions for Albanian Defence Minister

Defence Minister Niko Peleshi was part of a trip to Italy in 2013 that Albanian special prosecutors say was paid for by two now fugitive businessmen right before they clinched a lucrative solar power contract. Original post Here

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More than 5 thousand cannabis seedlings and plants were destroyed, 2 arrested and one wanted

About 5396 cannabis seedlings and plants were destroyed in Lezhë, Elbasan and Shkodër as part of the police operation coded “Clean Territory”. In the forest of Gëziq village in Mirditë, 500 cannabis seedlings were found in cubes. 35-year-old Maringlen Gjeta was arrested and his brother was declared wanted. For this …

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Three arrested in Morina for smuggling, an police officers part of the investigation

Three people were handcuffed at the border crossing point in Morina, as they were suspected of smuggling (vehicle parts) from Kosovo to Albania. According to the police, this group carried out the transportation of vehicles by bus and sold them in Albania, while it was also arrested and a customs …

News

A 38 year old declared wanted by Italy, arrested in Tirana

A 38-year-old wanted by Italian justice was arrested in Tirana, as part of the coded police operation “Wanted 3”. Altianado Feimi was put in handcuffs after being declared an international wanted, after the Court of Genoa, Italy, has assigned the security measure “Arrest in prison”, for the criminal offenses “Criminal …

News

A 49-year-old man was arrested in Durres. Is expected his extradition to Spain

A 49-year-old announced as an international wanted man was arrested in Durrës for murder and criminal group. It is about Armando Masha, born in Durres, who is expected to be extradited to Spain. He was located by the Operational Forces as he was hiding in neighborhood no. 13, Durres. The …